Thursday, November 15, 2018

‘The Clovehitch Killer’ Review: Unsolved Murders Haunt a Small Town


By JEANNETTE CATSOULIS via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/15/movies/the-clovehitch-killer-review.html?partner=IFTTT
Favoring atmosphere over action, this slow-burning thriller follows the search for a serial killer in a Kentucky town.

‘Cam’ Review: The Techno-Perils of Online Performance


By JEANNETTE CATSOULIS via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/15/movies/cam-review.html?partner=IFTTT
An online sex worker has her identity hijacked in this unusual techno-thriller with an oddly feminist twist.

Behind the Cover: What Will Become of Us?


By Unknown Author via NYT Magazine
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/14/magazine/behind-the-cover-what-will-become-of-us.html?partner=IFTTT
A look at how technology is changing what it means to be human.

‘Green Book’ Review: A Road Trip Through a Land of Racial Clichés


By A.O. SCOTT via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/15/movies/green-book-review.html?partner=IFTTT
A real-life story starring Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen becomes a feel-good fable buoyed by its lead performances.

‘At Eternity’s Gate’ Review: An Exquisite Portrayal of van Gogh at Work


By MANOHLA DARGIS via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/15/movies/at-eternitys-gate-review.html?partner=IFTTT
A magnificent Willem Dafoe stars in Julian Schnabel’s film, a work that Manohla Dargis calls “an argument for art.”

‘Instant Family’ Review: The Adoption Option, Hollywood Style


By GLENN KENNY via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/15/movies/instant-family-review.html?partner=IFTTT
“Instant Family” is a Sean Anders comedy with good intentions that’s not entirely hellish, but is reliably anodyne.

‘Widows’ Review: Viola Davis Commands the Screen in a Somber Heist Film


By A.O. SCOTT via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/15/movies/widows-review.html?partner=IFTTT
The Oscar-winning director Steve McQueen has delivered a sullen, slow thriller driven by grief and dread, A.O. Scott writes.

Steve McQueen and Viola Davis on Hollywood, Race and Power


By REGGIE UGWU via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/15/movies/steve-mcqueen-viola-davis-widows.html?partner=IFTTT
The director and star of “Widows” discuss authenticity in art and why Hollywood needs its own civil rights movement.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

In ‘Les Rendez-vous d’Anna,’ Many Meetings but No Connections


By J. HOBERMAN via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/14/movies/les-rendez-vous-danna-chantal-akerman.html?partner=IFTTT
Chantal Akerman’s 1978 film, largely overshadowed by her earlier masterpiece, “Jeanne Dielman” emerges in a 4K restoration to illuminate her inner life.

Gaming Out a Chance at Motherhood — Later


By LIZZY GOODMAN via NYT Magazine
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/11/14/magazine/tech-design-fertility.html?partner=IFTTT
Advances in fertility medicine offer a tantalizing promise: release from the promise of figuring your whole life out in advance.

Netflix Put a Movie in Theaters. Good Luck Finding It.


By BEN KENIGSBERG via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/14/movies/netflix-ballad-of-buster-scruggs.html?partner=IFTTT
The service showed the Coens’ “Ballad of Buster Scruggs” on the big screen before streaming it. But the run — four days in three American theaters — frustrated film fans.

May A.I. Help You?


By CLIVE THOMPSON via NYT Magazine
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/11/14/magazine/tech-design-ai-chatbot.html?partner=IFTTT
Intelligent chatbots could automate away nearly all of our commercial interactions — for better or for worse.

Women, What Did You Learn From the Movies?


By MANOHLA DARGIS via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/14/movies/women-learn-from-movies.html?partner=IFTTT
Movies have been teaching us lessons for their entire history. For a coming article, we are asking women to share what the movies taught them.

A Letter to the Army: Don’t Punish the Man Who Led the Mission That Killed My Son


By Unknown Author via NYT Magazine
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/14/magazine/a-letter-to-the-army-dont-punish-the-man-who-led-the-mission-that-killed-my-son.html?partner=IFTTT
The father of one of the American soldiers killed in Niger last year writes a letter of support for the Army captain who led the fateful mission.

The Future of Aging Just Might Be in Margaritaville


By KIM TINGLEY via NYT Magazine
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/11/14/magazine/tech-design-longevity-margaritaville.html?partner=IFTTT
At the Jimmy Buffett-branded community, a hint at how an increasingly long-lived species might choose to spend its extra decades.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Black Hammer, an Indie Comic, Gets a Major Film and TV Deal


By GEORGE GENE GUSTINES via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/13/movies/black-hammer-comic-book.html?partner=IFTTT
Legendary Entertainment, home of “Batman Begins,” has optioned the series about unconventional heroes stranded in a farm community.

Stan Lee’s 11 Best Cameos and Where to Stream Them


By LARA ZARUM via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/13/movies/stan-lee-cameos.html?partner=IFTTT
The comics legend had dozens of winking cameos across the Marvel Cinematic Universe, as well as in indie films and on TV, both live-action and animated.

Monday, November 12, 2018

‘Toy Story 4’ Trailer: Introducing Forky


By BRUCE FRETTS via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/12/movies/toy-story-4-trailer.html?partner=IFTTT
Tony Hale joins the returning members of the voice cast, including Tom Hanks, Tim Allen and Joan Cusack. The movie is due next June.

Sunday, November 11, 2018

‘The Grinch’ Rakes in the Green at the Box Office


By BROOKS BARNES via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/11/movies/the-grinch-no-1-movie-box-office.html?partner=IFTTT
The latest adaptation of the classic Christmas story was a big No. 1. But two other new films, “Overlord” and “The Girl in the Spider’s Web,” struggled.

Trailers of the Week: ‘The Secret Life of Pets 2’ and Other Toons


By BRUCE FRETTS via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/09/movies/trailers-secret-life-of-pets-2-mowgli.html?partner=IFTTT
Clips for “Missing Link,” “UglyDolls” and “Spies in Disguise” made the rounds, along with a first look at the new “Mowgli.”

Friday, November 9, 2018

What Stereotypes Do You See Around Veterans and PTSD?


By Unknown Author via NYT Magazine
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/09/magazine/trump-veterans-ptsd.html?partner=IFTTT
We’re asking readers to tell us what stereotypes they have observed around military service and PTSD and how they challenge them.

Remembering World War I, 100 Years Later


By Unknown Author via NYT Magazine
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/09/magazine/remembering-world-war-i-newsletter.html?partner=IFTTT
Nov. 11 marks 100 years since the signing of the armistice that ended World War I. Readers share how their families commemorated the centennial.

‘Number 37’ Review: A Grungy South African Thriller


By JEANNETTE CATSOULIS via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/08/movies/number-37-review.html?partner=IFTTT
This slick film is cheerfully derivative yet doggedly entertaining.